Vice Principal - Quality of Education, Sandwell

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

Wodensborough Ormiston AcademySandwell

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L20-L24
Contract term: Permanent

•Are you looking for a school where the students come first and the staff are valued?

•Do you want to be part of dedicated and a committed team who are passionate about changing lives and are united in securing the best possible outcomes for all pupils?

•Can you make a significant contribution to our school improvement journey?

Welcome to Wodensborough

Our "inclusive and welcoming" school "is improving across all key areas" and we are now full and over-subscribed at Key Stage 3. Personal development, behaviour and welfare are now "Good" as are Leadership and Management. We are very much on the journey to becoming a "Good" school and we are immensely proud of our achievements to date. We invest in our staff and value their work and their contribution to raising standards. We are proud to serve our local community and we are proud to be part of the Ormiston Academies Trust, a family of schools who are all committed to being the trust that makes the biggest difference.  

We are  seeking to appoint an inspirational leader who shares our passion and commitment to classroom based school improvement and who can work alongside the Principal in leading on classroom based school improvement in order to secure the highest quality of education for all pupils. 

In addition to having significant leadership experience, you will be able to demonstrate measurable impact in improving teaching, learning and assessment and in implementing an innovative and highly effective curriculum.  You will have a passion for raising standards through excellence in your own classroom and you will have worked closely with staff and middle leaders to improve standards whole school. You will have a very clear vision for what excellence looks like and you will have the drive and the tenacity to put this vision into action. You will lead by example and will have the credibility and the skills needed to build positive relationships with pupils, staff and stakeholders - you will be able to take people with you in order to build upon solid foundations to secure further improvements at this school. 

As a key player on our leadership team you will play a pivotal role in our school improvement journey. You will join a supportive, highly talented and committed team of leaders and staff who have worked hard to secure record examination results and sustainable improvements across every area of provision.  

In return, we can offer you:

•Excellent CPD opportunities both internally and through the wider OAT network.

•Polite and courteous pupils who are proud of the improvements we have made.

•The opportunity to lead a dedicated team who want pastoral care and interventions to move to the next level.

•An incredibly supportive local community who want to see this this school be the best.

•Superb facilities.

A move to Wodensborough is a move you will not regret. If you believe that children come first and can make a significant contribution to our improvement journey, please come and see us.

Wodensborough is committed to the safeguarding of children and all staff are expected to ensure that the academy is a safe and secure environment for our students. All appointments will be subject to pre-employment clearances including a DBS Enhanced check.

Deadline: 25th March 2019 Midday 

Interviews: 29th March & 1st April 2019

School visits: By appointment. Please contact S Thomson, PA to the Principal

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More about Wodensborough Ormiston Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Hydes Road, Wednesbury, West Midlands, WS10 0DR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 121 506 4300
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